Pickens County sheriff Rick Clark speaks at a rally held in honor of domestic violence victims on the steps of the Pickens County Courthouse last week.
PICKENS — Representatives and friends of MARY’S House gathered in front of the Pickens County Courthouse Thursday for a rally against domestic violence.
“We’re not going to give up the fight against domestic violence,” said Pickens County sheriff Rick Clark, who has spoken against domestic violence for many years.
Sen. Larry Martin, another longtime opponent of domestic violence, was one of the speakers.
Martin said he hopes to work to get South Carolina out of the top five states in domestic violence.
“This is a new day in South Carolina,” Martin said. “We have aggressive prosecutors, committed members of law